Patrick Kennedy

President and Owner,
Mister Sparky
Growing Your Residential Electrical Service Business 
Hiring the perfect service technician and establishing partnerships or relationships is critical to growing your residential electrical service business.
Common Questions on Residential Electrical Service 
Are you getting what you want out of your contracting business? Are you diversified enough to handle another downturn in our economy?
Nine Benefits of a Successful Residential Business 
Construction may be where the glamour is in our business, but if you’re looking for higher revenues, fewer headaches, and a smoother running company, it’s time to start constructing a successful residential business. Why?
The Five Questions You Must Answer on Every Call 
Knowing the answers to these simple questions will convince customers you’re the best company for the job.
Train Two Behind You  1
If there is one tried and true rule I’ve discovered in my time in the contracting world, it’s to expect the unexpected.
Five Steps to Becoming a More Effective Leader  1
Take a few minutes and look in the mirror. You know what you’re going to see, but what do your employees see? How do your team members look at you?
Are Your Service Techs Killing Your Clients?  1
Why are you in business? Everyone may answer that question in a slightly different way, but the real reason always comes back to profits. In the residential electrical industry, your ability to make a profit rests solely on your ability to serve clients.
Three Simple Steps to Creating Clients for Life 
You work so hard to get the phone to ring, but once you visit new customers, are you turning them into lifetime clients?
Secrets to Staffing Your Service Business 
The New Year celebration is two months old now. Were you ready and organized when the celebration ended?
Residential Service Company Basics  2
Residential service can be a profitable addition to your business, but there are certain steps you must take if you plan to move your business in this direction effectively.
Residential Service Work: Marketing 101 
When I first started as an electrical contractor in Atlanta in 1990, I thought my financial success would come from larger commercial jobs rather than residential customers.
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